Juana and Lucas

by Juana Medina

2017 Pura Belpré Award Winner
Juana does not love learning the English. Why is it so important to learn a language that makes so little sense? Full-color illustrations done in ink and watercolor.

ISBN: 9780763672089

JLG Release: December 2016

JLG Member Price

Out of Stock

Other Formats Available from JLG

Audio Book $28.75

Independent Readers

Grades 2-4


12 books / $14.80 a book

  • Book Details




    Print Book


    Hardcover edition



    Page Count


    Trim Size

    6" x 9"

    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 4.9, Points: 1

    Scholastic Reading Counts

    Level: 5.6, Points: 4


    Level: 870L

    Awards & Honors

    Beverly Cleary Children's Choice Award 2018 -2019 Nominee SLJ’s Best Books of 2016, Chapter Books
    Booklist 2016 Editors’ Choice, Books for Youth, Young Readers, Fiction
    ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2017, Middle Readers
    Booklist Top 10 Books for Youth 2017, Diverse Fiction
    2017 Notable Books for a Global Society
    2016 Cybils Finalist, Early Chapter Books
    2017 Américas Award, Commended Title



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